Mortise Lock

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1830-1870

GUSN

GUSN-35668

Description

Cast-iron box with iron works. Knob-operated spring-bevel bolt and key-operated deadbolt, each from both sides. Brass face plate. Glass knob set on olive-painted iron bases, cottered to square iron spindle. One painted iron escutcheon extant. Knobs have # pattern on axis.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mortise locks
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
stamping (forming)
Iron
Brass
Glass
Stamped
Painted
LOCK

Inscription

Stamped: ""Nashua Lock Co.""

Maker

Nashua Lock Company (Maker)

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

3.75 x 3.25 x 0.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Henry P. Spaulding

Accession Number

1933.472